LEC is among the first few consultancy firms of India who have completed the road safety consultancy assignment (of 25 months) of Govt. Clientele MPRDC of Lebad to Jaora (120Kms) Highway constructed on BOT basis.LEC has also completed Road Safety cum Incident management assignment in many projects of NHAI.
LEC undertakes assignment of compliance of the safety standards during development period & construction of the road projects & prepare safety guidelines to be implemented during maintenance period.
Safety requirements aim at reduction in injuries, loss of life, damage to property owing to accidents on highway , safety requirements apply to all phases of development, construction, operation & maintenance with emphasis on identification of factors responsible for accidents, consideration of mitigating such factors & implementation of appropriate remedial measures associated with traffic management & regulation such as road signs, pavement marking, traffic control device, roadside furniture, highway design elements, enforcement & emergency response.
Road safety audit is carried out by compilation & analysis of accident datas & design details of drawings of horizontal & vertical alignments; sightlines, layout of intersection, interchanges, road cross -section; bridges & culverts; site drains; provision for parked vehicles, slow moving vehicles & pedestrians; bus-bay; truck lay-bys & other incidental or consequential information. The potential causes such as faulty geometric features, improper/insufficient road furniture, pavement conditions etc responsible for accidents need to be investigated in detail & accordingly appropriate cost-effective remedial measures are suggested for compliance.